Tag Archives: lunch

Mini pizza quiches

A tasty mashup of two favourite classics! If given a choice, the menfolk in my family would likely always choose pizza over quiche, while the ladies would most certainly vote the opposite way. To solve this tie vote, I decided … Continue reading

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Whole wheat gingerbread waffles

A healthy, hearty breakfast or lunch option! My family adores waffles for either breakfast or lunch and I love making them because they are so quick and easy, especially if you pre-measure the dry ingredients the night before. These buckwheat … Continue reading

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Tasty tips for getting back into lunchtime routines

Packing lunches doesn’t have to be a pain! September brings a return to routine that is welcomed by many, but one aspect of routines that people don’t love is packing lunches. The key to keeping the process more interesting and … Continue reading

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Grilled flatbreads with grilled eggplant, cream cheese and purslane

I am often asked what my process is for creating a new recipe and I wish I could tell you it’s very linear and logical, but usually it’s exactly the opposite. I’ll spy a beautiful ingredient I’ve been longing to … Continue reading

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The Best Grilled Vegetable Salad Ever

I am usually reluctant to call any recipe of mine ‘the best ever’ but after my husband raved incessantly upon tasting this creation, I’ve decided the tagline is deserved, this time. This dish was inspired by the sight of many … Continue reading

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Open-faced radish sandwiches – a French treat!

Leave it to the French to figure out that the very best way to enjoy radishes is to slice them thinly then pile them on top of bread that’s been slathered with high quality butter. Add a sprinkle of fleur … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken or Shrimp Salad

I love crunchy salads that are packed with flavour and colour so this one is a real winner for me. I find the hot-salty-sour-bitter-sweet flavours of Vietnamese food absolutely irresistable and appreciate that Vietnamese food is also considered to be … Continue reading

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